Don’t Confuse Them!
Measuring fluid flow is difficult. To start with, there’s the question of whether to measure volume or mass – i.e. flow monitor or flow meter. Then within each category there are multiple technologies to choose from. Cost rises with accuracy, and some high-precision methods lack robustness for industrial application, especially in large, distributed plant environments. That’s why, before committing to a flow measurement method, it’s important to step back and consider how the data will be used.
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Clean, wholesome product is a key ingredient for healthy living. To ensure cleanliness, produce must be decontaminated prior to shipment, typically with an oxidant such as chlorine, chlorine dioxide, PAA or ozone. To guarantee the best results and deter litigation, a system must not only control the oxidant, but it must also datalog the readings, alarm on out-of-range conditions and shut down the line whtn there is a significant problem. Many grocery stores are requiring this type of information from their suppliers. Follow the link to discover how Walchem’s completed line of controllers and pumps can provide you with a trouble-free and economical disinfection and compliance system.
For more information on how Walchem WIND controllers and Walchem metering pumps can help your produce disinfection system, call the application specialists at Ryan Herco Flow Solutions at 800-848-1141 today.
Metal casting and plastic molding are near‐net shape manufacturing processes. Liquid material fills a die, solidifies and is ejected. A few quick finishing operations later and a precision part is ready for shipping or assembly. The key to making money though is doing this quickly. Molding and casting machines are expensive, as are the dies, so throughput and utilization must be maximized. That means chilling the filled die as fast as possible, and that takes sophisticated cooling systems.
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